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Charter Yachts Australia

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Discover true freedom when you skipper your own boat around the 74 Whitsunday Islands. No licence is required to charter, just some basic boat handling experience or a willingness to learn. Get your crew together, choose a boat and you’re on your...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Abell Point Marina | Shop 10, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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+61 1800 639 520
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All reviews dolce vita sailing holiday mono hull fantastic holiday great family adventure dream holiday every step of the way butterfly bay staff were fabulous everything ran smoothly professional outfit cyclone damage tongue bay nara inlet whitsunday islands great sailing from start to finish
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and efficient throughout the experience. They helped make our holiday a great success, no request was ever too difficult and they were full of helpful suggestions. This culture related to all the staff whether the office staff, the radio communications or the briefing skipper....More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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CharterYachts, Front Office Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review! The crew here are so stoked to know that we helped create such a great experience for you guys. We always make sure we're just a radio's call when help is needed! Thank you again for the kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our time on our Charter Yacht. Everything was exactly as described and the people at Charter Yachts Australia were a pleasure to deal with. The boat was great value, however, some of the add ons which come from a different company (fishing...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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CharterYachts, Front Office Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review! It is so great to hear that you really enjoyed your time out on Reflections and that she met your every standard. The crew here love to hear when they've improved your charter, we always strive to make sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our captain Peter and our chef Mardi went out of their way to look after us.The sailing was great but we did not realise that the area within which we were allowed to sail was quite limited. Peter is a very experienced sailor and handled...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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CharterYachts, Front Office Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad to hear that you had a great time sailing on Leizar with Peter and Mardi. All of our charter vessels are given a specific area in which to travel, allowing all guests...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a week’s charter on Yaminda. What a wonderful experience! Charter Yachts Australia was great to deal with. Despite the threat of a cyclone, we managed to have an awesome time, always feeling supported by the team on land. This is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CharterYachts, Guest Relations Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is so great to hear that you had such a wonderful time out on Yaminda, I hope the whole family was able to get involved and learn to sail, those cyclone winds are good for something! Here at Charter Yachts Australia we strive to...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018

This was the second time my family have hired a bareboat yacht with CYA. Last year we took Jasambri II out, and this year Baronga. CYA run a fantastic service. The boats have been really well appointed and the communication and assistance during the trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CharterYachts, Guest Relations Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We always get excited when we see familiar faces returning to once again explore the riches of our beautiful Whitsundays. Despite the odd days of weather, we're so glad to hear that...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

From our early enquires, to booking and throughout the trip we found Charter Yatches Australia fantastic. We chartered a cat called Dolci Vitta which was not a new boat but well looked after and fantastic for the 5 of us. Plenty of space and easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CharterYachts, Reservations at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Very happy to hear your charter on Dolce Vita in the beautiful Whitsundays was everything it should be and the marine life and weather put on a good show for you. Hope to...More

Reviewed 29 November 2018

We can't rate CYA highly enough and I hope that the fact that this was our seventh trip in 8 years with them is evidence enough and confirms that we would never cruise with anyone else! Simply the most professional and caring chartering team in...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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CharterYachts, Reservations at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for the wonderful review! It's awesome to hear that you had such an amazing time on your seventh charter and we were so glad to see familiar faces returning to our little family here in the Whitsundays. It's great you were able...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Went on 'Mandala' and it was amazing. 100% recommend. Staff and facilities at CYA were perfect!!!!!!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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CharterYachts, Reservations at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, we always strive for excellence here at CYA and are happy to hear you enjoyed your charter.

Reviewed 18 November 2018

We had Leizar for 7 days in November and loved it. The weather was perfect and the staff at CYA were very helpful. The advice was sound and the briefing was thorough enough that the non sailors in our group had a good understanding of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CharterYachts, Public Relations Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. It's great to know that everyone on board was able to get in and learn the art of sailing, and what better place to do so than the beautiful Whitsundays! We love to make sure that everyone travelling gets...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

This is our second visit to the Whitsundays with CYA and once again you didn't disappoint. The perfect way to celebrate a 60th birthday with family and friends. We saw an amazing array of sea life and bird life, enjoyed wonderful fishing and the power...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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CharterYachts, Public Relations Manager at Charter Yachts Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Wow! Thank you for the wonderful review! It's awesome to hear that you had such an amazing time on your second charter and we were so glad to see familiar faces returning to our little family here in the Whitsundays. It's great you were able...More

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ebrad16
28 October 2018|
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Response from CharterYachts | Property representative |
Hi ebrad16, To get the very best out of everything the Whitsundays has to offer a 5-night minimum is required. However we can look at 3-4 night charters if travelling within 14 days. To get more details and a customised... More
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